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Child, father sustain minor injuries after collision with car outside Mountain View Public Library

The child and his father are OK, police say

A toddler and his father reported minor injuries after being struck by a car outside the Mountain View Public Library on Sept. 23, 2022. Photo by Sammy Dallal.

A toddler riding a training bicycle with his father near the Mountain View Public Library was struck by a sedan Friday, Sept. 23. The child and father are OK, both sustaining only minor injuries, police said.

Around 11:10 a.m., the toddler and his father approached the driveway on the south side of the library building when a driver in a sedan collided with both of them. Both sustaining minor injuries, and the child was transported to an area hospital as a precaution.

"The driver of the vehicle involved remained on scene and has been incredibly cooperative with investigators," police said in a statement. "... [An investigation is underway into the circumstances surrounding the collision. Drugs and alcohol are not believed to be factors in the crash and no arrests were made."

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Child, father sustain minor injuries after collision with car outside Mountain View Public Library

The child and his father are OK, police say

by / Mountain View Voice

Uploaded: Mon, Sep 26, 2022, 11:46 am

A toddler riding a training bicycle with his father near the Mountain View Public Library was struck by a sedan Friday, Sept. 23. The child and father are OK, both sustaining only minor injuries, police said.

Around 11:10 a.m., the toddler and his father approached the driveway on the south side of the library building when a driver in a sedan collided with both of them. Both sustaining minor injuries, and the child was transported to an area hospital as a precaution.

"The driver of the vehicle involved remained on scene and has been incredibly cooperative with investigators," police said in a statement. "... [An investigation is underway into the circumstances surrounding the collision. Drugs and alcohol are not believed to be factors in the crash and no arrests were made."

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